Ashley Judd won't seek Kentucky seat

Ashley Judd

Ashley Judd (Credit: Ashley Judd (Getty Images))

Ashley Judd announced on Twitter that despite rampant speculation, she would not be running for Kentucky's Senate seat in 2014.

“After serious and thorough contemplation, I realize that my responsibilities & energy at this time need to be focused on my family,” Judd said on Twitter Wednesday.

“I will continue to work as hard as I can to ensure the needs of Kentucky families are met by returning this Senate seat to whom it rightfully belongs: the people.” 

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